2015 Training Schedule
All training sessions will be held in the conference room in the new terminal building at Harry Browne Airport, 4821 Janes Rd, Saginaw, MI. (unless other wise noted).

Training Attendance
Date Topic Presenter Time
January 22 Band Plan and Cross Band Repeater KC8YVF 7:00 PM
February 26 Traffic Handling w/exercise N8ERL 7:00 PM
March 26 Incident Command KC8YVF 7:00 PM
April 23 Hospital Packet system w/exercise N8ERL 7:00 PM
May 28 County Radio Training KC8YVF 7:00 PM
June 25 Direction Finding exercise
(Randle Wicks park)
July 23 No training - -
August 27 Movie & Picnic* N8ERL/KC8YVF 6:00 PM
September 24 Operating Tips from the Field KC8YVF 7:00 PM
October 22 NBEMS - fldigi, flmsg w/exercise W8DW 7:00 PM
November 19 PowerPole Tester (**project) KC8YVF 7:00 PM
December 12 Holiday Breakfast (IHOP on Tittabawassee Rd ) - 9:00 AM

Training Description:

  • January - Band Plan and Cross Band Repeater - discussing county ARES band plan, our cross band repeater frequencies and procedure, bring HT and manual for setup
  • February - Traffic Handling w/exercise - review radiograms, introduce ICS forms, traffic exercise
  • March - Incident Command - review ICS100
  • April - Hospital Packet system w/exercise - review hospital packet system operation with hands-on exercise
  • May - County Radio - operation of Alinco radios installed in EOC, Red Cross, Hospital, 911, county trailer radios setup and operation
  • June - Direction finding exercise - fox hunt exercise using teams in area park TBD (prizes awarded)
  • July - N/A
  • August - For the picnic, please bring a dish to pass and a chair for the movie
  • September - Words of advice for the public service operator from April QST
  • October - NBEMS, and operational aspect of fldigi, flmsg in emergency communications
  • November - Project Night - build a simple PowerPole polarity tester for your go kit
  • December - Location to be announced
Revised 01/17/21